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Traditional jewellery making, York, private one-to-one tuition


About the Course

This jewellery making workshop in York is tailor made to suit your needs. Emma's workshops provide a comprehensive introduction to the traditional methods of jewellery making, including tools, techniques and tips.

Suitable for all abilities. Whether you're an absolute beginner looking to experiment and gain a taste of the craft or someone looking to develop your current skillset Emma would love to work with you.

Emma has been a professional goldsmith for 12 years and is passionate about sharing her skills from her fully equipped professional Workshop located on Fossgate York. This is a hands-on learning experience through demonstration and practice. No written material is supplied.

You'll work in Sterling Silver or Gold. Palladium and Platinum by request and you can practice using copper if required.

Techniques you can learn include the basics of soldering, texturing, forming, wire work and saw piercing. For more intermediate learners you can experience casting (delft method) Advanced soldering skills, Chain making and Stone setting (flush setting bezel setting, prong setting) Repair work skills and practice of Smelting. (Melting down old jewellery to create something new.)

Please contact Emma when booking to discuss your individual aims and requirements for your bespoke workshop day.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All tools & consumable materials are provided.

As much tea & coffee as you need, you just need to bring your enthusiasm (and your glasses if you need them).

The silver and gemstones for your project are not included and can be purchased at the studio which is usually between £20 and £70 depending on your project.


Emma Welsh at Emma Welsh Jewellery
Rogues Atelier Artists Studios
28a Fossgate
North Yorkshire
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4 hours (flexible times to suit)

Next available date

4th December 2020

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Hearing impaired
  • Intermediate level
  • Suitable for beginners

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